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Re: [PATCH] Add support for ANSI.SYS SCP/RCP escape codes

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add support for ANSI.SYS SCP/RCP escape codes
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2015 12:00:15 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

James Clarke, le Sat 12 Sep 2015 10:50:37 +0100, a écrit :
> Currently the new "apt" command-line tool relies on them (when it installs 
> packages, it keeps a progress bar at the bottom, but shows a log above), 
> although they've recently patched it to use the more widely-available ESC 7/8 
> (though the patch is not yet in sid).

Ok.  They should just use terminfo to know which code they should emit,
but well...

> I chose SCP/RCP, because ANSI.SYS called them Save/Restore Cursor Position, 
> and everywhere seems to refer to them by that acronym (they're even listed on 
> Wikipedia in the table of codes, despite not being in ECMA-48, nor being 
> implemented by the VT100).

Ok :)


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